A Golden Night for Toronto Life at Inaugural Digital Publishing Awards

Recognizing excellence in Canadian digital publications, the National Magazine Awards Foundation (NMAF) handed out awards in 14 categories at the inaugural Digital Publishing Awards last Thursday in Toronto. St. Joseph’s Toronto Life took home the gold for Best Digital Design, distinguishing it as the digital publication with the most successful and original overall combination of visual and graphic design elements with functionality and user experience.


Toronto Life also received four Honourable Mentions in the categories for Best Blog or Online-Only Column (The High Price of Cheap Shrimp), Best Multimedia Storytelling in a Single Feature (The Best (and Worst) Neighbourhoods to Live in Toronto), Best Use of Multiple Platforms and Digital Publication of the Year.

St. Joseph’s Torontoist earned two Honourable Mentions in the Best Blog or Online–Only Column for Baseball Feelings  and Historicist .


“The inaugural Digital Publishing Awards have been a great success,” said Joyce Byrne, President of the NMAF. “It was wonderful to have so many of Canada’s best digital creators gathered together to recognize outstanding journalism, celebrate their exceptional creativity and learn from each other. As I look at the work of the nominees and winners this year, it’s clear that digital publishing has a bright future in Canada.”

Click here to see the complete list of winners.

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